Heart to Heart: inherited cardiovascular conditions services
Following on from this report, the PHG Foundation was asked to produce commissioning guidelines for inherited cardiac conditions (ICC) services by the Department of Health, and the Specialised Commissioning Group (SCG) Directors subsequently agreed to designate ICC services as a priority for 2010/11.
The work of the PHG Foundation in this area was also recognised by the 2009 ERBI NHS Partnership Award, sponsored by the NHS East of England; for more information, see press release (PDF).
- Short general overview: Delivering better care for families with inherited cardiovascular conditions
- Executive summary: Heart to Heart: Inherited Cardiovascular Conditions Services
- Full report: Heart to Heart: Inherited Cardiovascular Conditions Services
How to reference this report: Heart to Heart: Inherited Cardiovascular Conditions Services - A Needs Assessment and Service Review. Burton H, Alberg C, Stewart A. PHG Foundation (2009). ISBN 978-1-907198-01-4
For further information about the report, please contact Dr Philippa Brice.
For members of the media, quotations and contact details for authors and relevant experts are available; please contact the PHG Foundation press office on 07505092081